The United States Leaders when Pearl Harbor Was Attacked

By: Tara Tyrrell

“Yesterday, December 7th, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. The... Read More

President Roosevelt’s Letter to Emperor Hirohito

By: Alison

Not many people know this, but the day before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt wrote to Japanese Emperor Hirohito. Roosevelt's letter attempted to reason with Hirohito,... Read More

Admiral Kimmel, Husband E.

By: J. Owen

In February of 1941, Admiral Husband E. Kimmel became the commander-in-chief of the US Pacific Fleet. The Pacific Fleet had been moved to Pearl Harbor in 1940. Admiral Kimmel, shortly... Read More